When Justice Antonin Scalia delivered the unanimous opinion of the Court in "Shapiro v. McManus" on December 8, no one suspected it was his final decision. However, it could well turn out to be one of the most momentous of the term.
One year out, we don't even know the basic rules that will be in place for the 2016 election. One thing is certain, though: Voters are angry about the state of our democracy. And this is a critical time to yell about it.
The Voting Rights Act is celebrated for helping expand the electoral power of African-American and Latino communities, but those gains likely would not have happened if another parallel revolution hadn’t taken place at the same time.